Union Public Service Commission has published the results of the CDS 2020 written exam held on November 08, 2020. The result is available at the official website i.e. upsc.gov.in in the form of merit list of qualifying candidates. Qualifiers are now provisionally eligible to appear in the subsequent SSB interview rounds for final selection subject to submission of requisite documents. UPSC also releases the cut-off marks for the exam at the official website. CDS 2020 cut offs are expected soon at the UPSC website. However, the official cut-offs of CDS 2019 are available. One can get a fair idea of the expected cut-offs of CDS 2020 based on the statistics available for the previous year exam.
UPSC conducts the Combined Defence Service recruitment exam twice a year. The results of the written exam of CDS (II) 2020 are available on the official website now. Those who appeared in the exam can check the merit lists to see if they have been shortlisted among the 6727 candidates’ declared by the Commission.
Those who have qualified in the exam have to submit the original documents in support of age, educational qualifications, NCC etc. as claimed in the online application form as per schedule. The Commission has indicated the last dates of submission of original documents in the results PDF. Those who applied for IMA & NA have to submit their documents by July 01, 2021. Similarly, those who applied for AFA have to submit their documents by May 13, 2021. Likewise, candidates who applied for SSC courses have to submit their documents by October 01, 2021.
UPSC is expected to release the official cut-offs at the website soon. However, as the cut-off marks are already available for CDS 2019 recruitment exam, candidates can anticipate the tentative cut-offs for CDS 2020 exam.
Check out the official cut offs of CDS (I) and (II), 2019 below.
As per the cut-offs of CDS (I) & (II), 2019, the cut-offs for CDS 2020 can be anticipated to be in the range of 125 – 130 for IMA, 120 – 125 for INA, 140 – 145 for AFA, and 96 – 100 for OTA (Male & Female). The actual cut-offs are released by UPSC shortly after the publication of the results. It may be noted that the cut-offs are decided on the basis of a number of criteria including level of difficulty of the exam, number of candidates etc. at the discretion of the Commission. In order to qualify for the subsequent SSB interview stage, candidates are required to secure a score that is over or within the range of the official cut-offs.